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  • Kicking Bill Gates Off The Board Is The Best Thing Microsoft Can Do

    01/31/2014 7:04:43 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 66 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 01/31/2014 | Julie Bort
    Microsoft is an insanely profitable company standing on the edge of disaster. It desperately needs new thinking. With word that 22-year Microsoft veteran Satya Nadella is likely the new CEO, attention turns to the leadership of the company's board of directors. It will have two former CEOs, Bill Gates and Steve Ballmer. So new thinking is unlikely to come from them. In fact, Gates has a track record of huge strategic errors that have cost the company years of progress in market share. Here's why he should be the one to go: 1. Gates' world was: Go slow. Microsoft needs...
  • Exclusive: Democratic senators to file amicus brief in Hobby Lobby birth control case

    01/28/2014 2:47:41 AM PST · by markomalley · 31 replies
    Yahoo! News ^ | 1/28/2014 | Liz Goodwin
    In a brief to be filed with the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday, 19 Democratic senators are siding with the Obama administration against evangelical Christian businessmen who argue that paying for their employees’ birth control, a requirement under Obamacare, violates their company’s religious freedom. The senators—five of them women—argue in their “friend of the court” brief that the owners of the Oklahoma-based crafts store chain Hobby Lobby are not exempt from the Affordable Care Act’s contraceptive mandate simply because some forms of birth control offend their religious beliefs. Hobby Lobby’s owners, David Green and his family, are suing the federal...
  • NY Town spends $2,984 per deer in sterilization program

    01/13/2014 5:20:39 PM PST · by servo1969 · 39 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | 1-13-2014 | William A. Jacobson
    We have written before about the deer sterilization program in Cayuga Heights, which borders the Cornell campus (most people think of it as Ithaca, but it’s actually a separate municipality). Because Reproductive Health Care Is A Cervine Right: I have written before about the moral angst sweeping the upscale Village of Cayuga Heights, bordering the Cornell campus and home to a large number of professors and staff, over how to control the out-of-control deer population. After years of debate, which tore the community apart, Cayuga Heights has come up with a solution: "The board of trustees passed a resolution Monday...
  • Poll: 59% Oppose Obamacare Insurance Mandate for Abortion, Sterilization

    11/26/2013 11:10:24 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 9 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | November 26, 2013 - 3:22 PM | Penny Starr
    A new poll commissioned by the Family Research Council and the Alliance Defending Freedom shows that three out of five or 59 percent of likely voters oppose requiring insurance plans to cover FDA approved contraceptives, including those drugs that can destroy a human embryo and sterilization. … The survey also found that 77 percent of evangelical Protestants and 61 percent of Catholics oppose the mandate. A majority of women ages 18 to 24 (54 percent) oppose the mandate, according to the survey. …
  • Medical Procedure Causing Horrific Side Effects

    11/03/2013 6:39:54 PM PST · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 45 replies
    CBS BOSTON ^ | 1 NOVEMBER 2013 | WBZ.COM
    BOSTON (CBS) – An easy method of family planning, with no big surgery or pills to remember, is becoming a concern for a growing number of women. They say Essure, tiny coils implanted in the fallopian tubes, are causing horrific side effects. “Basically every single day it felt like my ovaries were getting stabbed,” said Jessica LaVallie of Palmer. Kendra Kilroy of Quincy said she had severe pains that were debilitating, and Marie Larsen of Holliston said she suffered with back pain, hip pain, and memory loss. Melanie Goshgarian of Burlington now believes she suffers from an allergy to nickel...
  • California prison doctors sterilized women to cut welfare costs

    07/08/2013 4:50:39 PM PDT · by grundle · 32 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | July 7, 2013 | JOEL GEHRKE
    California prison doctors sterilized almost 150 women over a four-year period because they didn’t want the state to have to provide welfare funding to any children they might have in the future, one of the top doctors admitted this week. California taxpayers spent $147,460 on the procedures between 1997 and 2010. ”Over a 10-year period, that isn’t a huge amount of money,” Dr. James Heinrich, the OB-GYN at Valley State Prison for Women, told the Center for Investigative Reporting, “compared to what you save in welfare paying for these unwanted children – as they procreated more.” Heinrich’s argument recalls progressive...
  • Final Reg: Mandatory Free Contraceptives, Sterilizations, Abortion-Inducing Drugs Will Prevent..

    06/28/2013 2:35:13 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 9 replies
    Final Reg: Mandatory Free Contraceptives, Sterilizations, Abortion-Inducing Drugs Will Prevent 'Employee Absences' June 28, 2013 - 12:34 PM By Terence P. Jeffrey (CNSNews.com) -- The Obama administration is now officially declaring in the final text of a federal regulation that by requiring employers to provide women--but not men--with free sterilizations, contraceptives and abortion-inducing drugs the government is actually forcing providers to accept a net economic gain because sterilizing and contracepting American women will result in fewer babies and reduce "employee absence." "Covering contraceptives also yields significant cost-savings," says the regulation. "A 2000 study estimated that it would cost 15 to...
  • Say NO to GMOs in Your Food

    06/04/2013 4:55:53 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 142 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | June 4, 2013 | Chuck Norris
    On Memorial Day weekend, 2 million people marched in protests against seed giant Monsanto for the purpose of bringing awareness to hazards from genetically modified food, which it and other companies manufacture. Organizer Tami Canal said protests were held in 436 cities in 52 countries. Genetically modified plants are grown from genetically modified, or engineered, seeds, which are created to resist insecticides and herbicides so that crops can be grown to withstand a weed-killing pesticide or integrate a bacterial toxin that can ward off pests. The Chicago Tribune reported that because genetically modified organisms are not listed on food or...
  • Protesters across globe rally against Monsanto - GMO

    05/26/2013 8:26:53 AM PDT · by opentalk · 144 replies
    Associates Press ^ | May 25, 2013
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Protesters rallied in dozens of cities Saturday as part of a global protest against seed giant Monsanto and the genetically modified food it produces, organizers said. Organizers said "March Against Monsanto" protests were held in 52 countries and 436 cities, including Los Angeles where demonstrators waved signs that read "Real Food 4 Real People" and "Label GMOs, It's Our Right to Know."… The U.S. Senate this week overwhelmingly rejected a bill that would allow states to require labeling of genetically modified foods.
  • Biggest Breakthrough in Healthcare

    05/07/2013 10:25:26 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 27 replies
    Creators Syndicate ^ | May 7, 2013 | Betsy McCaughey
    A 180-degree change in how doctors and hospital administrators think about germs is likely to almost eliminate the biggest risk of being hospitalized: getting an infection. Until now, doctors and hospital administrators routinely dismissed questions about cleanliness by saying "germs are everywhere." But at last week's meeting of the Society for Healthcare Epidemiologists of America in Atlanta, the focus was on making patients' rooms germ-free by testing for bacteria after cleaning and using ultra-violet light and room fogging machines. Finally, the medical community is acknowledging that inadequately cleaned rooms and equipment are to blame for infections and doing something about...
  • Who’s behind India’s barbaric mega sterilization camps?

    03/11/2013 5:43:38 PM PDT · by Morgana · 16 replies
    lsn ^ | Celeste McGovern
    March 11, 2013 (Pop.org) - Raw video footage shows unconscious women in saris being unloaded from a filthy plastic stretcher and lined up like butchers’ carcasses on the ground to recover from surgeries at a “mass sterilization camp” in India. The Indian television network, NDTV, aired the film in February, reporting that 103 women were sterilized by two doctors in a single day at the Manikchak Rural Health Center in the Malda district of West Bengal, before being dumped in a nearby field without any medical follow-up. Other reports from India said some women who were anaesthetized for invasive tubal...
  • (Bastard Nation) 'I Should Sterilize You' - Judge Orders Deadbeat Dad of 9 to Stop Reproducing

    12/10/2012 12:11:35 PM PST · by DogByte6RER · 26 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 8 December 2012 | Daily Mail Reporter
    'I should sterilize you': Deadbeat dad of nine agrees to judge's order to stop having kids • Corey Curtis, 44, owes about $90,000 in back child support and interest to the mothers of his children • Agrees with judge's order to curb his excessive breeding as a condition of a three-year probation term • America’s most infamous baby machine, Desmond Hatchett of Tennessee, has fathered more than 20 children with 11 women A Wisconsin father of nine who's behind on child support payments has allegedly agreed with a judge's order not to have any more children until he can show...
  • Help World's Poor: Hand Them Cash (Seriously!)

    09/29/2012 5:43:10 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 11 replies
    RCW ^ | 09/29/2012 | By Seth Gitter & Daniel Rothschild
    After Mitt Romney was captured on tape last week discussing how 47 percent of American households pay no income taxes, commentators and economists on both the left and right were quick to point that this was to a large degree driven by so-called "refundable tax credits" like the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and Child Tax Credit. These credits have enjoyed a great deal of support among conservatives because they are simple, transparent, and obviate the need for expensive and cumbersome bureaucracies. And on both the left and right, there's a widespread consensus that refundable credits work: liberals like them...
  • Obama HHS Mandate Could Sterilize Teen Girls Without Parental Consent

    09/21/2012 12:50:18 PM PDT · by drewh · 10 replies
    Life News.com ^ | 9/21/12 11:39 AM | by John Stonestreet
    CNS News broke the story late last month: At a recent press conference held to discuss the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (a.k.a., “Obamacare”), a reporter asked former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi a critical question: “One of the services that health care plans have to offer free of charge [under the HHS mandate] are sterilizations… do you agree with the federal government mandating—” At this point, Congresswoman Pelosi cut the reporter off and responded, “You know what, I told you before, let’s go to church and talk about our religion. Right here we’re talking about public policy as it...
  • Sterilization for 15 Yr Olds Needs No Parental Consent Under ObamaCare - Effective 8-1-12

    08/27/2012 7:50:03 PM PDT · by maggiesnotebook · 23 replies
    Maggie's Notebook ^ | 8-27-12 | Maggie@MaggiesNotebook
    This literally made me physically ill when I read this headline: Obamacare Begins Child Sterilization Without Parental Consent. According to the guidelines of ObamaCare, children as young as 15 years old can be sterilized at no cost, and with no parental consent. I assume this means both boys and girls. If a 15 year old wants to be sexually active, how attractive might sterilization be? No worries - forever, and who wants kids any way. I can see the 15-year-old brain processing it in a quick minute. I believe more 15 year olds, and even 16 and 17 year olds...
  • Tax-Funded Sterilizations for Teenagers (No Parental Consent Required?)

    08/16/2012 5:31:16 AM PDT · by SumProVita · 21 replies
    PJ Media ^ | August 15, 2012 | La Shawn Barber
    In Oregon, a 15-year-old cannot obtain a driver's license or legally drink alcohol, but she can ask a doctor to make her infertile. ...snip... A story on CNSNews goes into detail about an Obamacare regulation that took effect on August 1 that requires health care plans in the U.S. to provide taxpayer-funded (or free, in liberal terminology) contraceptive methods that include sterilization “for women with reproductive capacity.” Because the recommendation doesn’t specify age, it theoretically could apply to any menstruating girl. CNSNews learned that Oregon allows a minor to consent to sterilization. In that state, a 15-year-old girl can give...
  • Obamacare Reg Forces Health Plans to Give Free Sterilizations to 15-Year-Old...(w/Videos)

    08/10/2012 3:58:30 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 29 replies
    CNSNews ^ | August 10, 2012 | Sabrina Gladstone
    Full title: Obamacare Reg Forces Health Plans to Give Free Sterilizations to 15-Year-Old Girls--Without Parental Consent HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, President Barack Obama and then-House Speaker Nancy Pelosi in the White House on March 23, 2010, the day Obama signed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. (White House Photo/Pete Souza) (CNSNews.com) - Thanks to an Obamacare regulation that took effect on Aug. 1, health care plans in Oregon will now be required to provide free sterilizations to 15- year-old girls even if the parents of those girls do not consent to the procedure. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen...
  • Stopping Obamacare likely up to Kennedy

    03/29/2012 3:34:25 PM PDT · by landsbaum · 21 replies
    The Orange County Register ^ | 3-29-2012 | The Orange County Register Editorial Boarad
    Arguments have concluded at the U.S. Supreme Court regarding the constitutionality of President Barack Obama's signature legislation, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, which we refer to as Obamacare. Now the anxious waiting for a ruling expected in June. We were encouraged . . .The Constitution has morphed into something the founders would have difficulty recognizing. It is our position the federal government has no authority to impose mandates, regulations, taxes or other burdens on the citizenry simply to improve someone's life. . . .
  • Free Sterilizations, Children and the Attack on Parental Authority

    03/25/2012 8:27:57 PM PDT · by cycjec · 10 replies · 1+ views
    The Thinking Housewife ^ | March 22, 2012 | Janet Baird/Laura Wood
    JANET BAIRD writes: President Obama and the Department of Health and Inhuman Services, as you know, recently decreed that free sterilizations be available to all college-age women under Obamacare. But the truth is even more sinister. Note the wording of the HHS regulation. As reported at CNS news, ‘[a]ll Food and Drug Administration [(FDA)] approved contraceptive methods, sterilization procedures, and patient education and counseling for all women with reproductive capacity,’ as prescribed by a provider,” said the HHS description of the regulation. [emphasis added] This clause caught my eye, “for all women with reproductive capacity.” Have you thought about the...
  • STERILIZATION LAW PASSED BY JERSEY (1934)

    03/07/2012 11:25:04 AM PST · by ProgressingAmerica · 7 replies
    Miami Daily News ^ | February 3rd, 1934
    TRENTON, Feb. 3.- Long before Chancellor Hitler initiated his plan for the improvement of the Teutonic Race through wholesale sterilization New Jersey placed on her statues a law to accomplish a somewhat similar purpose, and although declared unconstitutional before it could be put into operation, it proved to be the forerunner of many other pieces of legislation having the same end in view. New Jersey adopted a sterilization act 23 years ago. It was described officially as an act "to authorize and provide for the sterilization of feeble-minded(including idiots, imbiciles and morons) epileptics, rapists, certain criminals and other defectives." It...
  • Congresswoman: We’re Not ‘Promoting Sterilization’ of College Girls, We're Just Making It Free

    03/19/2012 4:26:53 PM PDT · by Nachum · 46 replies
    CNS News ^ | 3/19/12 | Elizabeth Harrington
    (CNSNews.com) – Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D.-Ill.), a member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee which has oversight over the Affordable Care Act (AKA "Obamacare"), said Monday that a new Obamacare regulation announced on Friday afternoon that requires all student health insurance plans to offer college women free sterilizations does not mean the government is “promoting sterilization.” “This isn’t about promoting sterilization,” said Rep. Schakowsky said. “No one--there aren’t college girls lining up to become sterilized because they feel like it.”
  • Free Sterilizations Must be Offered to All College Women, Says HHS

    03/18/2012 7:15:23 PM PDT · by McBuff · 74 replies
    CNSnews.com ^ | March 17, 2012 | Terence P. Jeffrey
    (CNSNews.com) - All student health care plans covering female college students in the United States must include coverage for free voluntary sterilization surgery, the Department of Health and Human Services announced late Friday afternoon. Women of college age who do not attend school will also get free sterilization coverage whether they are insured through an employer, their parents, or some form of government-subsidized plan.
  • Holder: 1st Amendment Allows Gov't to Force Catholics to Buy Sterilization- Contraception-Abortion

    02/29/2012 9:56:09 AM PST · by Nachum · 44 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | 2/29/12 | Fred Lucas
    The Justice Department will defend against any legal challenge to the new Obama administration mandate to force employers to provide abortion-inducing drugs, sterilization and contraception, even if it goes against their conscience, Attorney General Eric Holder told a House subcommittee Tuesday. The Department of Health and Human Services rule, part of Obamacare, violates the freedom of conscience for Catholics and other religious groups that expressed their objections to the mandate, opponents say. Already there is litigation asserting that the rule violates the First Amendment’s guarantee to free exercise of religion.
  • Court-ordered abortion, sterilization of Catholic woman in Mass. overturned by higher court

    BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS, January 18, 2012, (LifeSiteNews.com) – On Tuesday, the Massachusetts Appeals Court threw out a lower court’s ruling that would have forced a mentally ill woman to undergo an abortion and be forcibly sterilized against her will. Norfolk Family and Probate Court Judge Christina Harms had ruled on January 6 that the 32-year-old could be “coaxed, bribed, or even enticed…by ruse” until she was sedated for the procedures. The woman, who is identified only by the pseudonym “Mary Moe,” is approximately five months pregnant. Moe, who suffers from schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, had a previous abortion in her history....
  • What!? Look at plans for compulsory sterilization, abortion (Stunning Planned Parenthood Memo)

    11/30/2011 12:41:33 PM PST · by NYer · 23 replies
    WND ^ | November 29, 2011
    A stunning Planned Parenthood document that includes radical ideas such as compulsory abortion and sterilization; special "permits" to have children; penalizing parents; and encouraging homosexuality dovetails with some Obamacare mandates, according to a former Planned Parenthood director. Abby Johnson, who left her position after helping with an abortion and writing about her experience in "unPLANNED," said the document has been around for 40 years but has been virtually ignored. "When I worked at Planned Parenthood, there was something that we were not allowed to talk about," Johnson said. "If we didn't talk about it, then maybe no one else would...
  • Implications of Obama Admin move to force Cath hospitals to provide contraception and sterilizations

    08/30/2011 2:23:55 PM PDT · by NYer · 7 replies
    WDTPRS ^ | August 30, 2011 | Fr. John Zuhlsdorf
    A few days ago in the Minneapolis Star-Tribune Fr. Peter Laird, Vicar General of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, had a good piece about the mandate from the Obama Administration (HHS) requiring that “contraception” and sterilizations be paid for by tax-payers. CounterpointThe Star Tribune’s editorial “Benefits outweigh birth control costs” (Aug. 1) drew attention to an Institute of Medicine recommendation adopted by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.It requires health care plans to cover contraceptives and sterilizations [Remember: some "contraceptives" are abortifacients.] under regulations for preventive care created in response to the health care reform legislation...
  • Biden Endorses 'One Child' Policy (No Surprise)

    08/23/2011 4:48:24 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 34 replies
    IBD Editorials ^ | August 23, 2011 | Staff
    Population: The vice president gives a thumbs up to Beijing's policy of sustainable growth through forced population control. This is no gaffe. The White House endorses this policy. Just ask the president's science adviser. We are used to the "mouth that roared" putting his foot in it. But Vice President Joe Biden's remarks at Sichuan University in China clearly embrace the progressive belief that people are a plague on the Earth — not its greatest resource. "Your policy has been one which I fully understand — I'm not second-guessing — of one child per family. The result being that you're...
  • India offers prizes to sterilisation volunteers

    07/01/2011 4:34:06 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind
    AFP ^ | 07/01/2011
    JODHPUR, India — A district in northern India is offering prizes including television sets, food processors and even a Tata Nano car for people who agree to undergo sterilisation, a doctor told AFP on Friday. "We want to promote sterilisation," Pratap Singh Dutter, the deputy chief medical officer of Jhunjhunu district in the north Indian state of Rajasthan, told AFP. "Everyone who gets sterilised between today and 30 September will be entered into a lottery to win prizes." The first prize is a Tata Nano, billed as the world's cheapest car at about $3,000, but other rewards up for grabs...
  • Father of population control movement supports sex-selective abortion, mass sterilization

    06/28/2011 3:56:37 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 64 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 6/28/11 | Kathleen Gilbert
    June 27, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) - Even when confronted with the deaths of 160 million children in the womb simply because they were girls, the father of the modern population control movement doesn’t bat an eyelash. The problem of sex-selective abortion has been receiving increased scrutiny in the media recently, following the release of Maria Hvistendahl’s book “Unnatural Selection,” which was reviewed last week in the Wall Street Journal. In that book the author documents the devastation wrought by widespread female gendercide in countries that favor sons over daughters.  She also records a discussion about prenatal gendercide with Paul Ehrlich, the...
  • Controversial Louisiana rep. proposes bill to ban all state abortion

    05/03/2011 7:37:04 PM PDT · by topher · 4 replies
    METAIRIE, Louisiana, May 3, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Controversial Louisiana state Representative John LaBruzzo filed legislation recently that would ban all abortions in the state. House Bill 587 redefines feticide as the “killing of an unborn child by the act, procurement, or culpable omission of a person… including the mother of the unborn child.” Under the bill, doctors and even the mother of the child could face prison sentences for between 5 and 10 years for their involvement in an abortion procedure, although LaBruzzo has said the inclusion of the mother was an error that will be corrected. He maintains his...
  • N.C. should help sterilization victims now

    04/21/2011 6:36:48 PM PDT · by TheDingoAteMyBaby · 24 replies
    Winston-Salem Journal ^ | April 17, 2011 | John Railey
    Eight years ago, Nial Cox Ramirez stood up in a Raleigh conference room and bared her soul about the pain she endured after North Carolina forcibly sterilized her in 1965. "I tried so hard to bury this, but it just won't go away. It's like a cancer that eats you and eats you and eats you," she said on that March afternoon. On another afternoon 38 years before, in a building just a few miles away, five strangers had voted to have her sterilized. The Eugenics Board of North Carolina, a bureaucracy oblivious to the pain it caused its victims,...
  • What’s In The Water?

    03/24/2011 7:09:25 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 12 replies
    Priests for Life ^ | March 24, 2011 | Alveda King
    Many of us know the warnings that have been put out regarding second hand smoke. We know that if you are in the same room with a smoker that youÂ’re being exposed to the risks of lung cancer just like the smoker.This is also true with the water supply. Water filtration systems are effective in many regards but they are not filtering all dangers from our water.An article in a last yearÂ’s National Catholic Register discussed what is happening to the fish in our waterways because of the birth controls being used are then seeping into our water.With all the...
  • European Court of Human Rights to hear allegations of forced sterilization

    03/18/2011 5:51:26 PM PDT · by TheDingoAteMyBaby · 1 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | Mar 10, 2011 | Thaddeus Baklinski
    On March 22 the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) will hold a hearing to investigate the allegations of a Slovakian woman of Romani ethnic origin (also known as gypsy) who claims she was the victim of a forced sterilization during the delivery of her second child by caesarean section, in 2000 at the Prešov Public Hospital. The applicant, known only as Ms V.C., claims she was given the sterilization consent form to sign while in pain and neither understood what she was signing nor the consequences of the procedure. She further alleges that her Romani ethnicity was a deciding...
  • Can forced sterilization ever be ethical?

    02/26/2011 12:53:34 PM PST · by TheDingoAteMyBaby · 23 replies
    University of Oxford Blog ^ | February 22, 2011 | Alexandre Erler
    A British court still needs to decide whether to authorize the sterilization, at her mother’s own request, of a mentally disabled woman (see e.g. here and here). Reading only the headlines and initial paragraphs of the news entries devoted to the case, one might become worried that we are seeing here a resurgence of an abhorrent practice that gained much favour in the first half of the 20th-Century, in countries like Germany or the United States: i.e. the compulsory sterilization of the mentally retarded for eugenic purposes. However, it is important to look at the particulars of this case in...
  • A Grim Record: One In Seven Americans Is On Food Stamps

    12/10/2010 12:59:19 PM PST · by Gabrial · 75 replies · 4+ views
    NPR ^ | 12/8/10 | Jacob Goldstein
    The number of people on food stamps keeps hitting new all-time highs; as of September, nearly 43 million people were using the program, according to figures out this week. Of course, because of population growth, absolute numbers only tell part of the story. The best way to look at the numbers over a long period of time is as a percentage of the population. And when you do that, you see that we're also hitting new highs.
  • HLI Denounces Eugenicist Professor's Call to Sterilize the 'Unfit'

    09/04/2010 12:36:15 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 16 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 9/3/10 | LifeSiteNews
    FRONT ROYAL, Virginia, September 2, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) -  Monsignor Ignacio Barreiro-Carambula, Interim President of Human Life International (HLI), yesterday denounced comments made recently by British Professor David Marsland in which Marsland called for certain "unfit" members of society to be forcibly sterilized. "Professor Marsland's comments only go to show that no evil is ever fully buried in the past," said Monsignor Barreiro. "Every time we think we've seen the last of the Sangerian calls to forcibly sterilize and otherwise do away with the disabled, we are aghast at their return." Monsignor Barreiro was referring to Margaret Sanger, founder of...
  • No Abortion Referrals at Newly Acquired Hospital Says Caritas [meets with Archdiocese]

    09/03/2010 10:24:37 PM PDT · by topher · 1 replies
    LifeSiteNews.com ^ | September 2, 2010 | By Kathleen Gilbert
    Thursday September 2, 2010 No Abortion Referrals at Newly Acquired Hospital Says Caritas after Meeting with Archdiocese By Kathleen GilbertBRAINTREE, Massachusetts, September 2, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) - Following a meeting with the local archdiocese, a Catholic hospital chain in Boston appears to have reversed its earlier position that a newly-acquired secular hospital would be allowed to continue its practice of providing contraception, sterilizations, and abortion referrals.Terry Donilon, spokesman for the Archdiocesan of Boston, referred LifeSiteNews.com (LSN) to an archdiocesan statement in which Cardinal Seán O'Malley said he was "concerned" about statements appearing in the Providence Journal from both the Catholic hospital...
  • Should This Be the Last Generation? (asks Peter Singer)

    06/07/2010 5:18:02 AM PDT · by reaganaut1 · 106 replies · 347+ views
    New York Times ^ | June 6, 2010 | Peter Singer
    ... Most thoughtful people are extremely concerned about climate change. Some stop eating meat, or flying abroad on vacation, in order to reduce their carbon footprint. But the people who will be most severely harmed by climate change have not yet been conceived. If there were to be no future generations, there would be much less for us to feel to guilty about. So why don’t we make ourselves the Last Generation on Earth? If we would all agree to have ourselves sterilized then no sacrifices would be required — we could party our way into extinction! Of course, it...
  • The Silence of the Complicit: Uzbekistan’s Forced Sterilization and the West’s Indifference

    05/12/2010 6:59:10 AM PDT · by NYer · 5 replies · 315+ views
    CE ^ | May 12, 2010 | Steven W. Mosher
    Gulbahor Zavidova’s story is a tragic one: brought in for a caesarian section, she was sterilized during the procedure—and never informed. Frustrated at her inability to conceive again, she visited a doctor, only to be informed that she had been sterilized. Upon learning this, her husband left her.Zavidova’s story has become unfortunately common in Uzbekistan. According to news sources in the area, Uzbekistan’s “president” (read: Soviet-era dictator) Islam Karimov has revisited an old mass sterilization campaign, bringing thousands of women in to be sterilized like farm animals. The Times Online reports:Activists say mass sterilisation began in 2003, but was eased...
  • CHINA STERILIZING 10,000 BY FORCE

    04/21/2010 8:57:50 AM PDT · by Patriot1259 · 7 replies · 453+ views
    TheCypressTimes.com ^ | 04/20/2010 | Reggie Littlejohn
    The twenty-day campaign, launched April 7, is well along in achieving its goal of 9,559 sterilizations. “A doctor in Daba village said that his team was working flat out, beginning sterilizations every day at 8 am and working straight through until 4 am the following day.” What’s the hurry? Officials in Puning may fail in their bid for promotion to a second tier county “if they cannot meet all quotas,” according to The London Times. Unfortunately, the Puning sterilization campaign is not an isolated incident. According to the 2009 Report of the Congressional-Executive Commission on China, “Violators of the [one...
  • CHINA’S FORCED STERILIZATION CAMPAIGN IS A CRIME AGAINST HUMANITY

    04/19/2010 11:05:13 AM PDT · by Patriot1259 · 15 replies · 367+ views
    The Cypress Times ^ | 4/19/2010 | Reggie Littlejohn
    The Chinese Communist Party denies that it forces women to abort wanted pregnancies or to be sterilized. This is propaganda. The breaking story that Family Planning Authorities have detained 1300 people in a campaign to sterilize nearly 10,000 people in Puning City, Guandong Province, proves it.
  • Drug addicts being paid to get sterilised in US and UK

    04/11/2010 7:40:28 AM PDT · by Saije · 22 replies · 685+ views
    Times of India ^ | 4/11/2010 | Staff
    Drug addicts in the US are being paid to get sterilised so that thousands of children are "saved from growing up within a damaged environment," a media report has said. American charity organisation, Project Prevention, in North Carolina state, has stopped more than 3,500 drink and drug addicts from having children by paying them up to Ł200 to seek permanent forms of contraception such as an IUD implant or full sterilisation, the Independent reported on Saturday. Encouraging drug addicts to seek sterilisation saves thousands of children from growing up within a damaged environment, Barbara Harris, founder of the organisation, was...
  • Mother of Nine Sues Massachusetts Hospital After Unauthorized Sterilization

    01/05/2010 3:57:52 PM PST · by Millicent_Hornswaggle · 109 replies · 2,923+ views
    www.abcnews.com ^ | Jan. 5, 2010 | SARAH NETTER
    A Massachusetts mother with nine children who had asked a hospital for post-delivery birth control was sterilized instead without her consent, according to a lawsuit against the Springfield hospital and several doctors and nurses. Tessa Savicki, 35, claimed that doctors at Baystate Medical Center had agreed to insert an intrauterine device, or IUD, that she brought to the operating room, but instead performed a tubal ligation that effectively ended her chances of having more children. "They've done something. They cannot correct this," she told ABCNews.com. "You think you're safe at the hospital. You're not." Savicki's attorney, Dr. Max Borten of...
  • Boxer, Holdren Defend Motley CRU

    12/03/2009 5:31:58 PM PST · by Kaslin · 30 replies · 1,645+ views
    Investors.com ^ | December 3, 2009 | INVESTORS BUSINESS DAILY Staff
    Warming Scandal: Despite the incriminating e-mails, administration science adviser John Holdren still thinks man causes global warming. And Sen. Barbara Boxer thinks it's the whistle-blowers who should be arrested. Time was when Barbara Boxer thought it was just fine for the New York Times and Washington Post to spill national military secrets and war plans on their front pages. The people had a right to know where and how they were being led. But we are not dealing here with the Pentagon Papers, the location of terrorist prisons or the surveillance of al-Qaida and its operatives. Boxer, top Democrat on...
  • Cap And trade For Babies: One Child Policy Coming to USA? (Limbaugh/IBD)

    10/20/2009 6:47:11 PM PDT · by raptor22 · 38 replies · 1,661+ views
    The Rush Limbaugh Show ^ | October 20, 2009 | rush Limbaugh/ IBD
    This is an editorial here from the Investor's Business Daily: "Cap-and-Trade for Babies." It's coming, folks. They're going to offer young couples carbon credits for only having one child. The theory is that human beings are polluting and destroying the planet. Now, Paul Ehrlich wrote about this back in the seventies in The Population Bomb. It's been totally disapproved, discredited. This has been part of the militant environmental extreme for years, and here now the people who can make it a reality are running the country... But like everything else in the militant environmentalist wacko community, I believe this is...
  • America’s evolutionists: Hitler’s inspiration? (These guys could be Zero's public health advisors!)

    09/30/2009 8:18:17 AM PDT · by GodGunsGuts · 41 replies · 1,813+ views
    Creation Magazine ^ | Jonathan Sarfati, Ph.D.
    While the horrors of Germany’s Nazi past are well known, it is a well-kept secret that similar programs were also prevalent in some Allied countries. The award-winning investigative journalist Edwin Black has documented America’s huge selective breeding and forced sterilization program in his book War Against the Weak: Eugenics and America’s Campaign to Create a Master Race...
  • Holdren: Sterilize Welfare Recipients

    09/26/2009 11:11:58 AM PDT · by kellynla · 51 replies · 1,941+ views
    wnd.com ^ | September 23, 2009 | Jerome R. Corsi
    Obama science czar John Holdren stated in a college textbook that compulsory, government-mandated "green abortions" would be a constitutionally acceptable way to control population growth and prevent ecological disasters, including global warming, because a fetus was most likely not a "person" under the terms of the 14th Amendment. Holdren further suggested government-mandated population control measures might be inflicted in the United States against welfare recipients, writing on page 840: "There has been considerable talk in some quarters at times of forcibly suppressing reproduction among welfare recipients (perhaps by requiring the use of contraceptives or even by involuntary sterilizations). This may...
  • Fertility Rise for Richest - Boon or Trouble? (carbon credits for sterilization!)

    08/06/2009 10:59:27 AM PDT · by reaganaut1 · 11 replies · 510+ views
    New York Times ^ | August 6, 2009 | Andrew C. Revkin
    For decades, the conventional wisdom foreseeing an end to population growth has been based on evidence that as countries advance, the fertility rate - babies per mother - declines. A new study in Nature, focused on several dozen countries with the highest Human Development Index, or H.D.I., find they are seeing a rise in fertility. Here’s Nature’s summary of the paper, “Advances in development reverse fertility declines,” which is behind a subscription wall: The increasing wealth of nations is accompanied by a fall in fertility, so that in many developed (and developing) nations, fertility rates have dropped below the replacement...
  • Science czar as science abuser (Obama picks genocidal maniac for top science job!)

    07/30/2009 8:21:38 AM PDT · by GodGunsGuts · 18 replies · 1,624+ views
    Baptist Press ^ | July 23, 2009 | William Dembski, Ph.D.
    FORT WORTH, Texas (BP)--John Holdren's appointment as President Obama's new science czar is emblematic of the abuse of science that we can increasingly expect in our secularized political environment. Holdren, in 1977, coauthored a book with environmentalists Paul and Anne Ehrlich titled “Ecoscience” in which they entertained the sterilization of humans by everything from surgical procedures to doping the water supply. Now that Holdren’s words are coming back to haunt him, his office denies that he ever meant to "coerce" people into being sterilized. (Who, though, in their right mind would voluntarily consent to being sterilized by having their water...
  • Obama's Science Czar Considered Forced Abortions, Sterilization as Population Growth Solutions

    07/21/2009 11:27:27 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 26 replies · 1,181+ views
    Obama's Science Czar Considered Forced Abortions, Sterilization as Population Growth Solutions John Holdren, director of the White House's Office of Science and Technology Policy, considered compulsory abortions and other Draconian measures to shrink the human population in a 1977 science textbook. By Joseph Abrams FOXNews.com Tuesday, July 21, 2009 President Obama's "science czar," Paul Holdren, once floated the idea of forced abortions, "compulsory sterilization," and the creation of a "Planetary Regime" that would oversee human population levels and control all natural resources as a means of protecting the planet -- controversial ideas his critics say should have been brought up...